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User Review  - AuntieClio - LibraryThing

I was expecting something different. Something more comparative, less archeological and abstruse. This was a dense and difficult read and, frankly, I'm not sure I'm any the better for the struggle ... Read full review

Review: Primitive Mythology (The Masks of God #1)

User Review  - Holly Lindquist - Goodreads

Joseph Campbell was a veritable demigod of comparative mythology. He was brilliant at discovering connections in seemingly unrelated myths across the globe, illuminating the ways in which beliefs ... Read full review

Review: Primitive Mythology (The Masks of God #1)

User Review  - Colin - Goodreads

worth reading but probably too dated to be a good source Read full review

Review: Primitive Mythology (The Masks of God #1)

User Review  - Angela Mclaughlin - Goodreads

I'm normally a HUGE fan of Campbell. However, this was a tough one to get through. The focus is more on the History, Science and Archaelogy of myth than myths themselves. Small difference, but it made this one pretty rough. Read full review

Review: Primitive Mythology (The Masks of God #1)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Joseph Campbell is the Man. I read this book in a variety of settings, and despite my fascination with the subject matter, especially the paleolithic cave art of southern France, found it was a great ... Read full review

Review: Primitive Mythology (The Masks of God #1)

User Review  - Ondřej Šimek - Goodreads

Unfortunately I havenīt found any consistent theory in this book. Quotations are without regular references so one can not find from where Campbell took the ideas he presents. Sometimes it seems like ... Read full review

Review: Primitive Mythology (The Masks of God #1)

User Review  - Jess - Goodreads

I find this really interesting, but Campbell's writing is a little too disorganized to keep me totally engaged. I'm looking forward to reading the rest of this series, which I think might be a little easier for me to grasp. Read full review

Review: Creative Mythology (The Masks of God #4)

User Review  - Sidhartha - Goodreads

All the major ways has been destroyed. We are in a desert and a dark forest now. And each of us should go alone... Liked very much though I think in some parts Joseph has taken too long way to tell his story Read full review

Review: Primitive Mythology (The Masks of God #1)

User Review  - Karson - Goodreads

I have a goal to read all 4 of Campbell's Masks of God series, and i started in the beginning. I like other cultures myths. I like finding out what sustains other groups of people. What stories give ... Read full review


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